Pressure mounts on Asia and she loses focus just before she is to sing her new ballad on a Web series. The incident causes Kristie to explode at the crew and threaten to pull the plug on "Raising Asia."
Billy books a performance for Asia at R&B singer El DeBarge's birthday party. Shawn puts Anthony in charge of vetoing the performance if he feels Asia is not ready. Anthony feels empowered, but Shawn ultimately pulls rank.
Choreographer Ricky Palomino gives Asia the lead role in his theatrical performance "Daylight Come." Meanwhile, Shawn decides that he and Kristie should "kid swap," with Shawn handling Asia's career and Kristie taking on Bella's responsibilities.
Billy lands Asia a gig opening for a singer that no one knows and the situation quickly turns ugly when it's discovered that the venue is a 21-and-over nightclub. To make matters worse, Asia is forced to prepare in a tent pitched in a parking lot.
Anthony questions whether Billy is the right manager for Asia and decides to spring a surprise meeting with another manager on Kristie, but she isn't happy about it. Meanwhile, Kristie tries to spend more time with Bella, who is feeling left out.
Reality series following child dance prodigy Asia Monet Ray and her mother Kristie. In the opener, the Ray family question the suitability of the choreography at an important performance at World of Dance.